Tryon Elem. students explore global Christmas celebrations

Published 4:36 pm Thursday, December 17, 2009

Fourth and fifth graders at Tryon Elementary performed a Christmas play for the school, their parents and community members on December 9 and 10 in the schools auditorium.

A group of students (Cameron Capozzi, Landon White and Samantha Kane) embarked on a world tour in order to explain what Christmas was all about to a visiting alien (Ashton Capozzi).

The students guided their visitor through celebrations and customs near and far that included visits to the Nativity as well as Tryon, Mexico, Hawaii, New York City and the North Pole.

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The performance included facts about worldwide holiday traditions, performances of various Christmas songs and dances in addition to colorful costumes and props.

The students, staff and parents were under the direction of Clara Rogers and Woody Cowan for the Christmas play.